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Subtract 1/16 from 49/45

1st number: 1 4/45, 2nd number: 1/16

49/45 - 1/16 is 739/720.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    49/45 = 49 × 16/45 × 16 = 784/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    1/16 = 1 × 45/16 × 45 = 45/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/720 - 45/720 = 784 - 45/720 = 739/720
  5. In mixed form: 119/720

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